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CVE-2014-3524: Apache OpenOffice Calc Command Injection Vulnerability
From: Herbert Duerr <hdu () apache org>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:01:32 +0200

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CVE-2014-3524
OpenOffice Calc Command Injection Vulnerability

Severity: Important
Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected:
        Apache OpenOffice 4.1.0 and older on Windows.
        OpenOffice.org versions may also be affected.

Description:
        The vulnerability allows command injection when loading Calc spreadsheets. Specially crafted documents can be 
used for command-injection attacks. Further exploits are possible but have not been verified.

Mitigation:
        Apache OpenOffice users are advised to upgrade to Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1. Users who are unable to upgrade 
immediately should be cautious when opening untrusted documents.

Credits:
        The Apache OpenOffice security team credits Rohan Durve and James Kettle of Context Information Security as the 
discoverer of this flaw.

Herbert Dürr
Member of the Apache OpenOffice Security Team
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